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FRUIT GROWERS
ORGANIZE LEAGUE
New Association Scores State
Railroad Board for Failure
to Act
Favors Establishment of Fed
eral Line of Steamers on
Pacific 'Coast
[Special DUpalch to The Call]
SACRAMESTO, Jan. '2*. — Scoring the
stale h^ard of railroad commissioners
for neglect in failing to file complaints
\u25a0\vijh liio intfeirstate commerce commis
sion against the high freight rates on
canned and dried fruits* recommending
as a necessity the formation of a cen
tral l>ody of all the deciduous fruit
shippers so as to secure proper di?tti-
of ill** produrt In the eastern
in: rkots. and demanding that action
be taken to secure a ptandardisatson of
fruit, the California deciduous fruit
growers' leajfiie today formally took
lif.- as a permanent body in one of the
liveliest meetings li^ld by fruitmen in
ih<- statt- of California.
l"our hundred fruit growers, fruit
Strippers and others^interested in the
business gathered hero in tho First
Congregational church to ratify the re
\u25a0pi.rt of the committee of 10 appointed
by State Horticultural Commissioner
Jeff »•>-. pursuant to the order of the
M«Jti- fruit prowcrs in convention at
Watxbnrfile l/st month.
FAVORS IKUKRAI. STKVMKR M\K
Tnder the heading of matters of
Feiieral interest the convention spoke
its mjn'd in resolutions on subjects of
vjtrtl interest to the fruit industry. It
indorsed the work of the freight rate
committee, favored the establishment
cf n federal line of steamships on the
Pacific between Pacific coast points
ynd Panama and even took up the sub
ject <-f direct legislation aqd placed
the stamp of approval upon it.
Spice to the meeting was furnished
by K. D. Stephens of Sacramento, a
prominent fruit grower. He took the
leadership of. an insurgent band as
PO'in as Commissioner Jeffrey called
the meeting to order by opposing the
formation of the league on the ground
i!iat the work proposed by it would be
in conflict with that of the freight
rates committee of the Watsonvllle
tonvention and if formed would be a
reflection on the rates committee.
He attacked, the rule which placed
restrictions on speeches, insisting that
the 10 minute limit was a gag rule. He
•wound up the session with a lengthy
nr.d heated discussion with Colonel H.
Weinstock on the f. o. b. system of
shipping fruit and bared some of the
tactics of the corporation shippers.
itixiuTiox Biti\<;s Disciissidx
Th.- resolution that brought up the
discussion of the.f. o. b. system follows:
Resolved, that the deciduous fruit
growers demand that-the shipping
organizations, co-operative and
others, get together and arrange a
collective system of distribution in
order that the fruit may not be
torced into competition with Mself
in the eastern markets to the loss
«>t the grower, experience having
Khown tnat satisfactory results can
It.- obtained only when the distribu
tion is made from this end through
one channel.
Kesolved, further, that any ship
ping organization which shall de
cline to comply with this resolution '
lias not- the best interest of the
growers at heart.
Colonel H. Wolnsiock championed
I his resolution, stating that a single
organization could handle eastern ship
ments of fruit under a general system
of distribution, thus preventing ship
ments being made to common poinl^
where they would be in competition.
.Stephens answered Weinstock at
length, attacking the f. o. b.t system.
He said that the California fruit dis
tributors now control 70 per cent of
the shipments from California and
were unable to show the growers how
the eastern market, was bettered.
Should a concern ' control the entire
percentage he believed there was no
assurance that conditions would be im
proved. Stephens declared that not a
car of fruit was shipped out of Cali
fornia last y<ar f. o. b. in the strict
meaning of the system, the grower in
every case being hold responsible for
losses after he had apparently disposed
<>f his products to the incorporation.
This resolution was finally adopted
KM I. HO A!) COMMISSION PLAYED
The league went alter the state board
«>C railroad commissioners, rodghshod
in h resolution which condemned the
commissioners for n«£lect of duty, al
though given special power by the last
legislature to act on excessive freight
i;*ios. After reciting instances of neg-
J.-ct in failing to lilc complaints with
the interstate commerce commission
regarding increased rates, in canned
and dried fruits, the resolution says:
•Resolved, that we consider that it is
the duty of the, state board of railroad
rrinirnissioners to proceed y with this
matter for and on behalf of the people
«>f llio state of California as being a
matter of public interest and of great
concern to the producing interests t»f
l!ie state of California." ;j-'.l:
Resolutions were also adopted asking
the next legislature to submit an
amendment to the constitution provid
ing for direct legislation 'through the
Initiative, referendum and recall; in
aorslnz a federal steamer line between
Pacific coast points and Panama; pledg
ing growers to a higher standard of
fruit for shipment cast and calling
upon ' the transcontinental lines to.
grant lower rates to deciduous fruit.
It was shown that although the fruit
pliipmonts have increased from 6,000
to 13,000 cars a year, the rate has de
creased but 3 per cent.
The committee responsible for these
resolutions consisted of G. E. Lawrence
of Ixtdi. Jsador. Jacobs of San Fran
cisco, A. R. Gallaway of Healdsburg-,
J. P. L>argitz of Arampo and CL H.
Rodgers of Watsonville.
FORMATION OK LEAGUE
The formation of the league was
effected at the morning session. Any
frt:it grower owning five acres of de
ciduous fruit, nuts or grapes, and any
company or association or shipper of
frcsti or dried fruit or nuts is entitled
to fhembership. but no person or firm
ran have more than one vote. The as
sessment was fixed at $1 in all cases.
Growers are. to pay 1 cent per acre
and .the shippers 10 cents per car
shipped, nil based on the 1909 business.
\u25a0Jinere were objections to some of these
features, but when the charter roll
tva* opened 121 members signed.
Commissioner Jeffrey was authorized
lo appoint an advisory committee of
SO to solicit members for the league.
*n executive committee of nine is to
!>»• chosen from this number to conduct
the /business of the leag-m\ employ
nanagrers and other necessary help.
HARVESTER TRUST TO
- INCREASE ITS CAPITAL;
NEW TORiC. Jan. 28. — The recom
mendation of directors of ihe Inter
national harvester company for an in
trrase in the common stock of the
;ompany from $60,000,000 to $$0,000,000
a-as ratified st a ppcoial meeting of
:lip *tock holders .in Ifoboken today.
Hie direr-tors will moot in Chicago to
morrow and drolare the, first quarterly
nstßllment of the. 4 per cent annual
iividecd. .--j-^— -rrT"-Tp"~rt-r — »-— <j
Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys
SCHOOL QUESTIONS
PERPLEX O FFICIALS
Attorney General Refuses Aid
to Educators in Chewing •
Gum Dispute
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 28. — Have school
authorities a right to regulate the con
duct of pupils outside of school hours?
" Is it legal for school principals lo
forbid -older boys to frequent pool
rooms and older girls, to attend dances
or chew gum at parties in thz evening?
Thr-se questions propounded, to Super
intendent of Education Hyatt by Prin
cipal Paul G. Ward of the Union Jiigh
school at Red Bluff have been dismissed
by him and Attorney- General Webb
with the advice that principals who are
in doubt should seek the required in
formation from the district attorneys
of their respective counties.
Pupils resent the attempt of teachers
to rule them outside of school hourg.
Superintendent: Hyatt believes it is the
duty of the community to look after
the morals of the pupils.
MASON'S ATTEND JOINT
INSTALLATION MEETING
Chest of Silver Is, Presented to
District Inspector
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON. Jan. 2S. — Masons from
all parts of the count-y attended the
joint installation of officers last night
of Morning .Star lodge No. 68 andean
Joaquin lodge No. 13, both of thtfTcity.
Carlton O. Case^ district Inspector,
who has held that position for the last
six or seven, years and who installed
the officers, was given a chest of silver,
the presentation speech being delivered
by C. E. Stewart, master of Morning
Star lodge.
i The retiring masters, .H. F. F. Mer
rill and Ilalph 1 E. Wilcox, were the re
cipients of elegant Masonic charms. A,
banquet was served after the meeting
and toasts were responded to by the
retiring and new masters and George
le Mom of Lodi, W. H. Treadway. of
Woodbridge and Ca'rlton C. Case of
Linden.
The officers installed were:
San Joaqoln Iwlkp — Worshipful maslor. Wlipel
er Alleu: senior warden. (Jilbert G. Davis; junior
warden. Joy I). Campbell; treasurer, Frank S.
B"gps: swrftar.T. Isaac N. Kobinson; senior dea
con. Brnjj'.min P. <i<*xlp: jontor deacon. Walter
A. Smith: marshal. Henry Orschlcr; senior stew
ard.'Freeman K. Black: junior steward, I^eroy
A. Wearer: tjier. John R. Glpeson.
Morning Star lodge — Worshipful master, K. O.
Stewart: senior warden. H. W. Bessac: 'junior
warden. rhnrlw Ball: treasurer. EL W. Butters;
secretary. J. O. Derr; senior dea<-<m. H. R.
Brigs*; 'junior deacon. O. M. Hardenlirook; ff
ni-T steward. S. N. Hinlgklns; marshal. R. B.
Knight; tyler, C. E. Howe.
GIRL IS FRUSTRATED
INSUICIDE ATTEMPT
Took Acid and Jumped Into
.River, but Is Alive
[Special Dispatch to The Call] : -. \u25a0.„--.'.
• SACRAMENTO, Jan.., 2S. — Gertrude
Lane, aged 17, took acid and then tried
to make sure of ending her life by
jumping from the. Sacramento river
bridge. She is now at the -home of a
friend and will live.
Her father and mother, separated and
she is in' the custody of the juvenile
court."-
The girl S« in love with Archie
Wright, aged 21, of Broderick. but
thought because she was a ward of the
juvenile court she could not marry
until she was 21 years of age. For this
reason she decided to end her life.
MATERIAL IS READY FOR
ROAD'S DOUBLE TRACK
Southern Pacific to Improve
Tracy-Sacramento Line

.[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, Jan. 28. — The Southern
Pacific has received a number of frogs,
switches and other railroad material to
be used in the construction of the dou
ble track from Tracy to Sacramento.
Ninety pound i^ails are to be -laid.
Owing to the rains the contractors have
found it impossible to make much head
way.
Efforts were made recently to do
some grading at Castle switch, north
of town, but the men had to be called
off. Operations will begin on a large
scale as soon as the weather permits.
IRRIGATION PLAN FOR
MODOC COUNTY LANDS
Salt Lake Capitalists Secure
Valuable Water Rights
AL.TURAS, Jan. 28. — Salt Lake cap
italists, who recently secured the
necessary rights, have., commenced
construction of an irrigation system
that will put water on the upper end
of Surprise valley in the northeastern
corner of Modoc county.
The enterprise may be enlarged to
include the greater part of 'the valley.
The water will be drawn from Cow
head lake through a tunnel 3,800 feet
long, 7 feet high and 6 feet wide, en
tering the valley near Fort Bldwell.
The project will cost $250,000.
MISS ELIZA B. EWER IS
DECLARED INCOMPETENT
Aged Daughter of Capitalist
Loses Suit Against Lawyer
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
\u25a0"\u25a0 NAPA, Jan. 28. — Miss Eliza B. Ewer,
who filed charges of gross mismanage
ment against Attorney C. .E. . Naylor,
executor of the estate of Warren Ewer,
was declared. incompetent here yester
day. She ia 66 years old, and apparently
feeble minded. She was left f 25,000
by her father. Warren Ewer, the money
being delivered- to Naylor to act as
trustee." She' thought Naylor was ob
taining too small an income from the
investment of the money.
SUPERVISORS ASKED TO
AID FERRY COMPANY
SUtf?UN, Jan. 28. — The supervisors
of Solano and Contra Costa counties
will meet at Martinez tomorrow to dis
cuss the project of establishing a ferry
service between Martinez and Benicia.
The promoters aßk aid of the two coun
ties until the proposed' ferry Is on a
paying basls. ; - ' ' ' ,
RECORD FLOW OF GAS
IN WILLIAMS OIL WELL
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
ATtBUCKLK, Jan. .28. — Reports from
Williams tell of the strikf^of-n record
flow of gas in an oilwell beinsr
by a company of Williams capitalists
near.yenado, „- — --,\u25a0\u25a0'.. -\u25a0 ; . -
x THE SAN FRAN CISCO CALL, SATURDAY; JAN UAEY
CALIFORNIAN TO
MAKE LONG FLIGHT
Auburn Aviator Announces He
WiH;Fly Eighteen Miles
on July; 4
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
... AUBURN", Jan. 2S.— Lyfn'an Gllmore, a
local aviator, announces that" he will
fly from Colfax to Auburn, a distance
of IS miles, July 4 next. A company
has been formed and ?3,000 thus far
subscribed to assist Gilmore in his ven
ture. GilmoYe announces that he will
build a four-passenger machine weigh
ing: ], 100 pounds. His machine will
differ from any he has ever seen.
Paulhan Will Fly at Denver :
DENVER, Jan. 28.— Louis v Paulhan,
the. French aviator, today, agreed to
come'to Denver Tuesday or "Wednesday
and Rive some, aorlal exhibitions.- It Is
possible the exhibitions may -oontlnue
two or three days. Final arrangement's
will be made tomorrow." The Paulhan
flights here are expected to solve an in
teresting problem as to the. possibili
ties of "aeroplanes in high altitudes.
Aeronauts Plan Long Flight
LOS ANGELESyjan. 28. — Clifford B.
Harmon of New' York, and George B."
Harrison of this, city .will for
San Antonio, Tex., tomorrow, whence
they will start as soon as weather.con
ditions permit on an attempt to break
the long; distance record for balloon
flights. They expect the prevailing
winds to carry their big 1 aif craft, the
Xew York, in a northeasterly direction
and hope to make their descent in Can
ada. The New York was shipped to
San Antonio today and will be equipped
there for a stay of many days in the
air.
Curtiss May Stay in South
LOS ANGELES, Jan. ' 28.— With the
intention of establishing a testing and
experimental station for aeroplanes In
Los Angeles, Glenn H. Curtiss, the avi
ator, has submitted a- proposition to
the local chamber of commerce. -
He asks that a le,vel course 3,000 by
3,000 feet be provided and equipped
for experiments and agrees to meet the
cost of maintenance of. the grounds by
giving one or two aviation meets a
year.
Should ! the proposition be accepted
Curtiss will make this city his head
quarters permanently and there will be
almost daily experimental flights at the
grounds. If it is rejected a similar
offer will be made to Sari. Francisco or
Oakland. • - . i '\u25a0\u25a0 . ?
Frenchman Due ai Salt Lake
SALT LAKE. Jan. 2S. — M. Louis Paul
han and his company of aviators are
due in Salt Luke with their aerpplanes
at S o'clock tomorrowonorning and are
scheduled to begin their aeronautic ex
hibition at the fair grounds at
p. m. The weather forecast ia_favor
able for, the flights.
NATIVE SONS ORGANIZE
A PARLOR AT MODESTO
Charter Roll Contains Names, of
Fifty-eight Members
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
MODESTO. Jan. 2S. — Modestp parlor
No. 11, Native Sons of Golden
West, •was organized here last evening.
The, new parlor breaks * the record, for
membership formerly held by Stanford
parlor of tijan Francisco, which started
with 56 members, while Modesto par
lor starts with 5S members.
The parlor was instituted by Grand
Secretary Jvjng, Grand Organizer An
drew Mocker and • Past Grand PresLr
dent H. R. . McNoble, • , assisted :by th"
officers of Stockton, Crows -Landing
and Oakdale parlors. Former District
Attorney W. H. Langdon, who is . a
member of Pacific parlor of San Fran
cisco, took apr,ominent part, in the or
ganization of the local parlor and made
the leading address of the^eyening.
The original • Modesto parlor dis
banded, about 12 years ago and the
new parlor takes the number of the
former parlor. , ,«
TEHAMA^WOOL GROWERS
WILL HOLD MEETING
Sheepmen Discuss Disposal of
Fall Stock
[Special Dispatch to The Call] ' ,
RED BLUFF, Jan. 28. — For the puf^
pose of discussing wool conditions gen
erally and to make' preliminary ar
rangements for the state wool growers'
convention to be hold 'here in -Decem
ber the Tehama county wool growers
will meet . here tomorrow. It is ex
pected that plans will be discussed' for
disposing of the fall clip which still
remains in the warehouses. ... It isal-|
most time now for- the spring shear-,
ing and the wool in the warehouses'
must be moved. ; ./" ' . V-. ; . |
JURY AWARDS $2,260 , \
y DAMAGES FOR BLACK EYE
Fist Fight Proves Costly for
Willows Man
{Special Dispatch to The Call]
WILLOWS, Jan. 28. — The jury in the
$20,000" damage suit which has been
occupying the' attention of the
court for 10 days brought in a verdict
for the plaintiff, John Patton; of \u25a0 San
Francisco, in the amount of. $2,260/ ' i
John Patton and Lenus J. Klemmer
of this city had a fight October, 22, 1908,
in which Patton was badly bruised.
Afjer several months had elapsed the
plaintiff sued for $20,000. . -V
RANCHER TRAMPLED
UNDER HORSES' HOOFS
Caught in BoxstalT and Is" Seri-
ously Injured
< SUISUN. Jan. ' 28.— 5. , C. Watson, a
rancher.of Solano, lies^at his home in^a
critical condition as the result' of- being
caught in a .boxstall \u25a0'\u25a0 between, two
horses and squeezed so','- that, when re
leased'he fell helpless to the .floor un
der the feet, of the animals and was
horribly trampledi
FORGERS PASS FIVE /\u25a0..-.- S-; \u25a0
f CHECKS AT SALOONS
[Special Dispatch to The Call],
'"STOCKTON. Jan. 28.— Formers passed
spurious checks last, night at five local
saloons. > Each : ciieck called for - J4.20
and all were signed "Hooper & Miller."
Vincent ", L«. Brlscoe. - one - ; of " the £wo
check -men, was arrestedJ "\\ 'Pf^ '\u25a0/•-"i* ---i- ;.~;
LANGDON A< HAPPY FATHER— ModPst.nl' Jan;
. 2S. — A . \u25a0lsuehtT ws* horn -to, <h«" T»ll>_<if ."ft*.
If." Ijtnplon.' former district -attorney of *Sau
', Franci«co," thi« mornlns:. . • ;-.'-, ;-.-v
Shasta Water for health. When or
. flexing toe sure ana see the .label, r »j£
PROGRESS IS MADE
ON ELECTRIC ROAD
Work Going Ahead Rapidly on
Line From Stockton Into
Calaveras County
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, Jan. 2S.— Progress is be
ing made by the United investment
company, which was organized to
finance and build the new electric line
from this city to Jenny Lind, Calaveras
county. The company has opened per
manent offices here and expects to have
the line in -operation as far as Bcllota
by July 1. :
Former Mayor M. J. Gardner is presi
dent \u0084of the company and .Robert F.
Burns, onej of the directors, who has
been working In the San Francisco
office, has moved his headquarters here. \u25a0
The new road will open up one of:
the- richest sections of the county. Home'
of the. finest. orchards and vineyards In
the valley are to be v found in the Lin
den section. The people have assisted
the promoters by. donating rights of
way. Linden property owners are giv
ing the railroad a strip of land 80 feet,
wide, extending through the entire
length of the town, to be used for depot
a-nd warehouse sites, sidings and
switches. v \u25a0 ,
The grading, camp has been removed
from Waterloo to Linden and construc
tion activities are now centered there.
A committee from the"* Linden farmers 1
league has guaranteed $26,000 in stock.
It will cost $400,000 to construct the
road and already $150,000 has been sub
scribed. \u25a0. '
The road will be known as the Stock
ton Terminal and Eastern railway. The
company has entered, into contracts
with some of the farmers east of
Stockton for hauling their products to
this city, this season.
NEGRO HELPED PLAN
ROBBERY OF' HIS WIFE
Confession of Cooper Is Made
Public at Stockton
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, Jan. 2S.— Chief of Police
Frank B. Briare today made public the
confessions: of William Cooper and
Joseph Thompson, negroes arrested
upon the charge. of having robbed Mrs.
Fannie Williams, Cooper's former wife,
of her diamonds valued at $4,000.
Joe Johnson, alias "Buck" and "Buck
eye,"-the account of whose arrest at
Seattle, was reported in yesterday's
Call, and the two men in the loeaVjail,
are. said to have planned and carried
out one of the most ingenious robbery
schemes that has come to the notice ©f
the authorities in a long time.
According to the confession of
Thompson, which was made a month
ago but was kept, secret pending the
capture .of Johnson, Cooper' was to
bring his former' wife to Stockton on
the 1:30 a. m. Santa Fe train during
the "rush of '49" celebration. The other
two were to arrive on the 8 p. m. train
and complete arrangements for the rob
bery. This was carried out and when
Cooper and Mrs. Williams arrived they
proceeded down "the* streets " decided
upon, were "held upl' and Mrs. Williams
was robbed of her diamonds. Thomp
son, however, got "cold feet" at the
last minute and when they passed the
tree behind which he was hiding he
broke' and ran. Cooper, so the woman
said, helped Johnson .rob her. \u0084-
"It is likely "tnat Thompson will bo
discharged because of his having turned
state's evidence, as It was through him
that the officers were able to locate
Johnson.
CHISPA PARLOR INSTALLS
NEWLY ELECTED
[Special Dispatch lo The Call]
SAN ANDREAS, Jan. 28.— The fol
lowing officers, elected by Chlspa par
lor No. .139, N. S. G.v.W., situated at
Murphy?, were installed last evening:
President, Bert Miller; first vice presi
dent, Emll Lombardi; third vice presi
dent, Emll E. Schwoerer; recording
secretary, Thomas Kelly; marshal,
Charles Schwoerer; inside sentinel, O.
T. Harrington; outside sentinel," Victor
Raggio; trustees, Columbo Segalc
The Installation was conducted by-
District Deputy Will A. Dower, as
sisted by John M. Shepard and T. Kelly.
At the conclusion of the installation
the Native Sons entertained the Native
Daughters of Ruby parlor No. 45 at a
banquet.
POLICEMEN TO USE
MOTORCYCLES IN CAPITAL
Chicf v Expects^to Stop Reckless
Automobile Drivers
[Special Dispatch lo The Call]
SACKAMENTO, Jan. 28.— Two men on
motorcycles are to ;be a, feature of the
police department under Chief of Po
lice William Ahem, who took office to
day, succeeding John E. Sullivan.
The machines, Chief Ahem believes,
will -enable the men to patrol the out
lying residence section in better shape.
. It also will make it possible to stop
reckless, automobile" drivers who speed
up as soon as they" get off the down
town streets. •
WEAVERVILLE CUT OFF
FROM SERVICE BY WIRE
Heavy Snowstornr Interrupts
Telegraph and Telephone
[Special Dispatch to The Call] S
: LEWISTON, Jan. 28.— Weaverville '. is
cut off from telephonic. and telegraphic
communication with the outside, world
as a result, of - a heavy : '; : snowstorm
which raged last night In the moun
tains. The. snow Is so deep that repair
work will be slow. - . -
BREAKS BLOOD VESSEL
CARRYING HEAVY SACK
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
.GRIMES, Jan. 28.— Overestimating
his ability, to carry. heavy packages
caused the death of Ross Hard, con
stable of Grimes township. , He was
known; locally as a ; strong- man; and
often carried a large sack of barley.
He carried one from a local* store" to
his home last: night.*; The , strain" rup
tured a blood 1 vessel and he. died of ; a
hemorrhage before relief could be,ob
tained. \u25a0 '.; \u25a0 ' - 1 \u25a0- : \u25a0'. ;\u25a0\u25a0;
RAILWAY PAYS $15,000
FOR NEARLY 10 ACRES
[Special Dispatch to The Call],
.: AUBURN, Jan. The Southern Pa
cific company .made its r last right of
way settlement "' on s the Rocklin and
Golfax i cutoff today. h*. B. Beechcr, a
fruit; grower,' J hold, out -and 'the jroom-.'
l>any gave. him }13,000 for less- than 10
acres £>f land,- —-—»•— — ;; — — — \u25a0\u25a0•
LISTS OF GRAND
AND TRIAL JURORS
Judges of the Superior Court
Certify Many Names to the
County Clerk .
Citizens Who May Be Called
During -This Year for* Duty
' v on Juries
The superior judges yesterday adapted
thelists: from which trial and £rand
juries will be selected during. the next
12 months. The trial jury -list -con
sists of 2,400. names, 200 selected by
each judge, ;and the grand jury list of
144 names, 12 selected by; each, judge.
Following are the names of citizens
from, whom the next grand jury will
be chosen:
SEIiGTED BY JUDGE COITEY
' Ooorgp A. BerlonMnMirniw'*'. 2570 Clay street.
Herman H. Henefce, retired. 1707 Broderlck
street. , \u25a0-
Charlrs Hshor, furrier. 32 Sixth arenue.
LeojK)lrt V. Merle, merchant, 714 Hroderlck street.
Charles McCarthy, r«al estate, -2736 Pierce
street. \u25a0 \u25a0'•\u25a0\u25a0. X \u25a0» ' :
31. V. Cosßriff. merchant, 110 Walnut street.
John Plorrr. real estate., 2(X>B l^on- street.
Owen K. Brady, contractor, 3417 Twenty-fourth
street. , • ...
; J. A. Koljer, merchant, 2889 Pacific avenue. .
Samuel Sussman, merchant, 1819 Octaria street.
S. B.'Fngazl. capitalist. 1438 Filbert street.
Richard E. Queen, manufacturer, . 2212 Sacra
mento street. .
, SELECTED BY JUDGE CABANISS
K. L. Tnrpin. cspltaHst. 72 Bartlett street.
K. SI. Oossley, merchant, 1737 Thirteenth
avenue South. • \u25a0 . " n ,
Frank A... Smith, mana«er. 150 Laguna street.
Isadore Larcuthal, merchant. 2tJl6 Clay street.
Iten Sellg, merchant. 350 Wtllard street. 5
Byron Mauzy. merchant. 1 165. (J'KarreJl -Btre«t.
Joseph W. McTisue, utableman, 3156 Mission
street. •' < .- * j •. \u25a0 , /
John Cronin.' retired, 2339 Cullfornla street.
j Frank ,'Shlblcy,'nor!Bt<v 1203 Butter, street.
Charles Carpy, banker,. iScotJ . and . California
street*. " . ..\u25a0.'\u25a0•
Joseph Martin;' merchant, 2514 FHlmore street.
Henry 1 Goldman, merchant, Derlsadero and'
Po«t. streets.' \u25a0.''," .
SELECTED BY JUDGE SEA WELL
J. Danfortb. Boardman, real estate, 3022 Clay
street... - • \u25a0 : •.\u25a0 •\u25a0
Edward 'G. Cahlll, . mining onjrin»er, l"0 Bel
vedere .street, i '.-.••.-
Fred XV. Dobrmana'Jr.;-.inercbant, 1815 Cali
fornia street. r>* '**£ \u25a0
John P. Fra»er, paint**. 312 Mason street.
Isaac Grant, . retired druggist, 532 Stelner
street. .
Uenben U. Haskell. "jeweler. Colonial hotel.
James W. Kerr, iron founder, 1738 Golden Gate •
aTenue.' . .; ' \'J'-:.r. \u25a0
James 11. Jlundy. ', merchant. Hotel Victoria.
William L. B. Mills, -lumber,. 2olß Devisadero
street. . \u25a0>\u25a0;.;
Jlulpb C. Miller, capitalist. 3116 Clay street.
tlohn P. Wallace, retired. Hotel St. Francis.
Fred L,. Waibel, merchant, H«8 Haight street.
\u25a0SELECTED BY JUDGE GKAHAM
ll., Unber. 'brewer, Fulton and Webster streets.
Ben liOwensteln. clothier, 2312'Paeirtc aTenne.
James K. Keith, real estate. 21 Fifth arenue.
Jeremiah Looney, plumber, 807 Asbbtiry street."
Andrew J. Gallagher, photo oujravi-r. fl6 Oak
street.
- William Cronnn. roofer. 17 Baker street.
John J. Wlrtner. agent. 2330 Vallejo st.
*Eralle Hiiderbrandt. stables', 717 Filbert street.
. B. B. r Ro*entbal. upholsterer, ISI2 Post street.
\u25a0; Tbomas ..... Dcnigan, \u25a0_\u25a0 merchant* - 1715: \u25a0 Octaria
stn-ct.
A. J. Mltcbefl, merchant. 721 Post street. S
J. H. Krusw, lumber. Twenty-third and Shot
well streets.
SELECTED BY JUDGE HUBASKY
George !J. Ollva, real estate, 1419 Mason
street. . -
C. U. Bentlcy, California fruit cannerg. 3198
Pine street. , •. v \u25a0 \u25a0.'.>'*?•
Kdward McDeTitt, baker. Turk and Fillmore
streets. 5
Jamt-s K. Wilaon, banker. 3196 Pacific «Tenue.' '\u25a0
K. S. -Lowry. contractor, 1650 Page street.
James ,S. Keunell. builder, -330 Frederick street.
John L. Koster, retired, 92(5 (Jrore street.
P. C. Romsl, merchant, :277f> Fillmore dtreet.
..John H. Henry. 'lron works, 14">4 Page street.
. F. 'A. Knhls; '.merchant-.^ 732 Fillmore- street. .
Ivouis Lisfer..! capitalist,., .'5599 Washington
street. I . .. .- -.—. — .X \u25a0\u25a0-' '•\u25a0\u25a0* \u25a0 \u25a0'\u25a0"-'\u25a0 •" i
N. Ohlindt. . merchant. 001 Stelner st.
SELECTED BY JUDGE TROUTT
\u25a0, Frederick 11. Cosgrove, grocer, 1292 Treat
avenue.
J. K. Firth, mechaulcal engineer, 3J73 Wash
ington street.
llomer S. King, banker, ISfS Broadway.
Sanford Sachs, real estate. 140 Geary street.
'J.- Frank ' Jewell; insurance, 630 Fillmore
street. .. ,
Charles M. Plum, furniture, 314 Sutler st.
John 11. Speck, real estate, Pacific
avenue. .
George. 11. Luehslnger, banker. Humboldt
building.
. John T. Hannes, real enfate, Fairmont hotel.
C. S. Benedict, clothier. 233« i Pacific, avenue.
William J. Dutijyi.; insurance. Fairmont hotel.
Frapk; Maskey. merchant,;?lp73 Bush street,
| SELECTED :BY JUDGE DUNNE '
W. I). Fonnimore, California optical company,
262N Steiner street.
George L'hl, wall paper. 1510 Bush street.
Henry J. Morton. Pacific hardware and ste.e.l
company. 2083 Pacific, avenne.
T. S.. Williams, tailor, 1014 Vallejo street.
Alex Goldstein. Phoenix packing . company,
2083 Pacific avenue.- -<\u25a0 -\ '.
Fred I>. Hilmer, produce. 511 Cole street.
William Wolf, produce. 245 Dnimm street.
James, R. Mliler, architect, ItiOl Sacramento
street. . /
Lawrence Arnsteln, woolens, 2112 \u25a0' Pacific
avenue.
William H. Ford, roofpr, IOCS I.arkin street.
11. G. Heilmaiin, commisjElon merchant, 2412
Gough street. ;\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0:<
Kolla ,V. Watt, insurance, northwest corner
Uaight and Baker streets. _
/SELECTED BY JUDGE LA WLOR
John W. Chapman. Pacific hardware and steel
company, 543 Powell street. .
Adolph Shirek, clothing, ISI6 Washington
street. : , : •
Johannes C. Berendscn, wholesale milliner,
2646 Howard street.
* Domingo Ghirardelli, merchant, . GOOO Pacific
avenue..
Robert S. Atkins, clothing, etc., t>43 Asbbury
8 T)aVirf Carbraf. retired. I ISO York' street.
William Adam*, gas fixtures, etc., KC>2 Ninth
avenue.
Loulx Spiegl. produce, etc.. 12<> Commonwealth,
avenue. - - ' " .'. - - -.
;\u25a0 Wilhelm Netlsen. retired. 931 Lake street.
'• \u25a0 George A.. McGaw, grocer, 177 Belvedere
John 11. Dumbrell, Trults, etc., 2843 California
street. - \u25a0. ...
\u25a0 Richard C. O'Connor, - Ulbernia bank, IS3«>
Scott street. -. • . .
SELECTED BY JUDGE. VAN NOSTR AND , :
J. M. Dnpns. insurance. .110 S'titter street. j
Edward Frank?, retired," 9$ Fillmore street.
Kdwln A. Chriutensen, lumber, 1490 Haves
«tre*t." "-- - - \u25a0 - /.:-\u25a0 -.-\u25a0-\u25a0 \u25a0 " ,- \u25a0".«\u25a0" •:
Isaac Goldman,. merchant, 333 Webster street.
\u25a0Georg« 11. Walker, . contractor, 2174- Union
street. \u25a0 . ':\u25a0• '
Henry Van Bergen, retired," 2813 Scott Btreet.
Daniel K. Hoffman, stables, 10 Kose avenue.
Joseph C. Freeec, stevedoring, 2SS6 Sixteenth
street. '. :\u25a0\u25a0 - \u25a0 -• . . 38g ' . .
Henry Ahpel, Insurance, '2437 'Washington
street. : :
Oliver J. OlBPn. lnmber, 138 Albion avenue.
j Leon Oarrau. Jeweler. 1390 Waller street. - -.- j
\u25a0 I<. R. I^arzelere. shipping. St. Francis hotel. \u25a0
SELECTED BY JUDGE STURTEVANT
Leonard Kidwell, capitalist. 730 Dolores street.
Thomas Mulcahy, mason, 1735 Bills street.
H. T. Havistde, lumber, 166 Carl street.
F.C. Morgan,: oysters, 2206 California street.
. J. R. Leese. real estate. 233 Lake street. • • :
Louis- Frledlandcr,. real estate, 2406 Washing
ton street., < \u25a0• " _ .'. . •) ,
Fornando Nelson, iiutos, (;S4 Second avenue.
Adam Ludwlg, merchant. 820 Sianyan street.
M. C. Harris, merchant, 1401 Wlllard street.
, Max Sommer. merchant, 786 Ashbury street. \u25a0..
Herman ! Peters, retired, 781 Cole street. . .
Michael Murphy, retired, 1243 Tenth avenue.
SELECTED BY JUDGE MOGAN - . *
Kirk "Harris,* hotel. Hotel Himlin.
| C. W. ttebmann. merchant, 965 Fillmore street.
William A. Lange. real estate. Rugs building.
T Charles McDonnell, chimneys. S3 Isls street.
I I.ouls Gasxiier, fur*, Geary street, near Grant
avenuerf: • ",' ; ." . • • - •
John A. Kennedy. capitalißt. 630 Ellis. street.
'\u25a0'\u25a0. A. J.. Koiisi, florist, Keamy and Bush streets.
.Paul'C. Strahle, real estate, > 1574 Church
strevt." " \u25a0-,-.. . - ... \u25a0 \u25a0 ". ! ; " V \u25a0 • - :
~ William Lane, real estate. J9 Dorland street.
. Garrett M. : Goldberg, • ]>«luts .. and oils, 1310
McAllister street. • .'
.Bert Kahrt, clothier,M33B Haight street.' '
John Holland, stableman," 1100 Pierce street.
; SELECTED BY. JUDGE HUNT
George D. Clark, contractor. 120 Frederick
street." -I - -\u25a0\u25a0' • ;'.'"-'- :" "- ".'..' ' "-. . " .--\u25a0 l . '
,- 0.. D. Baldwin, real estate, : Green and Jones
gtrerts..." "• -\u25a0;\u25a0'... \u25a0\u25a0 .. \u25a0 \u25a0 . \u25a0 .. . r
\u25a0\u25a0 Vanderlyn . Siow. merchant. 2900 Broadway. \u25a0
\u0084 Rlcbard HJ.l'ease, merchant, 2800 Pacific ate
nue. -\u25a0" ... " : ' -\u25a0'\u25a0/'\u25a0"..\u25a0. ,"' '\u25a0•• \u25a0 .\u25a0\u25a0
.William Cluff. grocer, IM4 Gough street. -
f Walter S..' Martin, capitalist. 2020 Broadway.
! Gf^rge H. Lent, real estate, 2229 Washington
street..-- .-~ - '".\u25a0"\u25a0".\u25a0 \u25a0 :.. .- v \u25a0 _*••
*.; J.. T. McCormlck.. merchant, •220."> Washington
street...'- : " •'- •\u25a0',--\u25a0.'\u25a0 -\. -;..--.\u25a0>: -,. ; \u25a0 , •-.-.,.,-.
. Timothy ; O'Snlllvan, re»l ; _, estate. . Eldridge
street. \u25a0 '\u25a0...-'-..\u25a0 ." . -
.. Tlldcn .C.Tognazzlnl, .banker, 22W -Greea
street. '-; ."",•,• .->\u25a0\u25a0:\u25a0'" --• ' _\u25a0 -.*;-;r".-.""\u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0:.
. I'rank P. DtK 1 , - luuiher. • 2001 California street.,
}:-\u25a0 Homer J. - Fritch, mercUant, -il'J W'ashiuitcn
street." ' : \u25a0 ,-- .--•-•- . - \u25a0 "—" —- - — — ,
PRESIDIO PREPARED
FOR TARGET WORK
Small Arms Practice to Begin
at Rodeo Rifle Range
February I
.General Barry to Be Guest at
Dinner to Be Given by
; Gillett's Staff
The small arms regular practice sea
son will begin Febrnary 1 at Rod«o
rifle range. Companies E and M of the
signal corps will be the first to go into
the field.
' Six troops of the First cavalry will
begin their practice March-].-
Companies A, B, C, D, K. F. G. H, I
awl M.of the Thirtieth infantry will
start practice April 1. The practices
will be concluded^ by June 30.
J In the meantime the rifle range is
being put in first class condition, and
it is expected t>y Colonel Lundeen that
some unusually brilliant shooting will
be done. > . . ..' - '
The dress parade at the Presidio
yesterday was witnessed by a big
crowd of town people.- but to get there
those in automobiles, carriages and
those who walked had to wade through
a sea of mud. From the Lombard street
entrance through the main drive, up
to the post hospital, the roadway is a
mass of mud, in places nearly a foot
deep. .
Colonel Lundeen has asked the war
department to take action, and since
the arrival of General Barry this officer
has been making strenuous efforts to
have the'roadways improved.
General Thomas H. \u25a0 Barry will be
banqueted Tuesday, February 1. at the
Palace hotel by Governor Gillett's staff.
The war department has issued the
following army orders:
Following changes In stations and duties of
officers of the medical corps In ordered:
Lieutenant Colonel Henry I. Waymontl 1* re-
UeTed as chief surgeon, department of Dakota,
and xrll| gall from San Francisco for Manila
April 5 for duty.
Captain Rolwrt C. Loring is reliered from duty
at the military academy April 1, ami will sail
from Sun . Francisco about Auziii»t 5 fur the
Philippines for duty.
First Lieutenant Howard H. Johnson, upon ar
rival at San Francisco, will proceed to Fort Mc-
Dowell for duty. ~
First Lieutenant Arthur G. Christie, upon ar
riTal aJ San Francisco, will proceed to Columbus
barrack!). Ohio, for duty. \u25a0 •
Alfred E. Bradley of the medical corps lit re
lii*Ted from duty at Jefferson barracks, to take
effect at such time ap will enable him to comply
with this order, and will sail from San Francisco
about July 5 for the Philippines for duty.
Second Lieutenant Frederick M. Armstrong.
Philippines scoots. -will proceed to Manila for
assignment to duty, sailing from San Francisco
about March 5. .
The following se«>on<l lieutenants. Philippine
scouts, will report about February 21 to the com
manding officers of the poato Indicated, respect
iTely, for temporary duty, and upon their 'relief
therefrom will proceed to Manila for duty In the
Philippines division, sailing from San Francisco
about March S:
Jo^h C. Thomas, to commanding officer at
the Presidio of San Francisco.
. Isaac J. Xlcola, to the commanding officer at
Fort Ogelthorpe.
John F. Purri', to the commanding officer at
Fort Myer. Va.
William P. Kelleher. to the commanding offi
cer at Fort Banks, Mass.
Harry A. Seymour, to the commanding officer
at Fort Ogelthorpe. %
P. P. Kamee. to the commanding officer at
Fort Snelllng, Minn.
:The leaTe granted to Joseph L. Knowlton.
Quartermaster. December R. Philippines diriston.
has been extended 21 days.
SEEKS ELOPING DAUGHTER— San Jose. Jan.
28. — Mrs. J. T. Roberts of 4GOO San Bruno
avenue has wired to friends in San Jooe to
look- out for her daughter, who eloped with
John Cannon, a. Mare island, machinist.
Is Beauty. Only Skin Deep?
4 *Yes! But the Source Is Not/
Says This Fair Local Maiden
Local Girl Who Tells How She Won Her Beauty
PrAttir" frirl and Health rin S* onder my eyes. in th* mornings,
XrretLy YlllY 111 -^ dlllu \u25a0 nCcUWI the eyeballs were dull and lusterless.
"P «n«l Uowft TAanet n-n' and. my hair was dry and kept falling
- JtiXperu JldVe XUedb Oil out so fast that I feared I woul* lose
' V; -__ .-_ .: , . if all. . But I didn't really care much.
- XTUlCuntUCle. ; for I was all run down, tired and half
-•* .-,?: :: ','.\-K- sick all of the time, and couldn't seem
>_ to get up ambition for anything. There
, were times when I would have fainting
QVr ( 'DTi II P r\f -T rtVPT TWTPQC! spells and other times w"hen I would
biliOKJtil 01 LiU VJJjJjIJN LOk) become so nervous I could not sleep or
_^__^___ eat. I would be constipated for weeks
— ...... at a time> and suffered agonies from
Is beauty really only, skin deep? headache.
Here's a local' girl: and an eastern "I thought myself a nervous wreck,
health expert' who have some decided, and as I' had tried many remedies and
opinions on. this. subject doctors, without relief. I had come to
The health expert says that any think my case was hopeless. One day
woman may be beautiful if her food 1 read In the paper about a girl friend
digests and she doesn't stay In bed. too of mine, who had been cured by the
late o' mornings — in other words, if she Cooper 'stomach man.' I called to see
will exercise a' little.*- ; he »" an <« 9ne advised me to try his treat-
The'girl nods her dainty head in con- tnent. In spite :of what she »id I
flrmation 6f * what the health sharp reall y had no faiMi that he could help
says, and declares: "Once I didn't me « but I went to "see him anyway. He "•
thinkso, but now I know it's true." : put melon his regular course of treat-
Miss Gladys Andrews; is bronze ment and told me his ideas "about the
haired, blue eyed and has a complexion way I should take care.of my dtet. and
that would rival— well, to mere man, it so 'orth. ily rapid recovery was posi-
seems it would rival the' softness of tlvely astonishing. The first week I
midsummer dawn and make enviouaa felt better, and within a* month I waj*
bloomlngTred rose.' \u25a0''.: ,. ;• entirely- well agaip. The color cam*
She attributes. her entire good health Dack into mv race, my hair stopped
and beauty to * the practice of the new» fallln^ out « my W».w«m bright and
health theories of ;the Cooper, "stomach the dark circles disappeared and nil of
man," the eastern expert who' has made my ' rl *nds who had not seen my tm-
all San ; Francisco talk.about him as a provement hardly knew m«». .; .1 can
result of his extraordinary success and never thank Mr. Cooper enough for th«
unu9uarideas:*Ml?s Andrews said; : \u0084L bencfl . t J received from his medicine.-^.-,.
>ot Alw. a Beauty : All, of -the Cooper remediea are on
\u25a0•, "Three months ago my complexion sale* in- San Francisco aolaly to/- '
was wan and' sallpw*:. There .were dark l.TiiE;OWl/-drus i'cpmpanj;,.'. * - - ',
HEADS LOPPED OFF
BY OFFICIAL AX
Superintendent .of Buildings
John Barnett and First As
sistant Lose Positions
John T. Burns.' Given the Job,
Which, Carries Monthly
Salary of $200
Tlie program o£ decapitations was
duly carried out by the board of works
yesterday. Superintendent" or Build
ings John Barnett was dismissed, to
gether^ with his first assistant. A. N.
John T. Burns, after an interview
with Mayor McCarthy at the Mills
building, was named by President
Casey and Commissioners Broderick
and McGllvray to take Barnetfs job at
a monthly salary of $200. Burns has
been the chief carpenter In charge of
the repair of fire department houses.
John J. Tierney was chosen to fill
Waite's shoes at $175 per month. Tier
ney has been a civil service carpenter
in the de"partmerrt and was reduced to
that position by the Day board.
"Foreman of quarries" was a job
created next by the board and John
Coghlan named for the place at ?6 per
day. P. Carey, at $4 per day, was made
his first assistant.
The board then took into the employ
of the city two double teams belonyinc
to Contractor Peter McFlusrh at ?S.S<)
per day and one belonging to Mrs. Mc-
Gee of 715 Wisconsin street.
Architectural Draftsman George A.
Millar's resignation was accepted.
Money for Firehousev
/John T. Burns, the new .superintend
ent of buildings, was introduced to the
supervisors' finance committee yester
day by President Casey of the board of
works, and succeeded In obtaining an
appropriation of $12,500 for the remain
ing five months of the fiscal year to re
pair the flrehouses and to Install need
ed bathing - facilities. This amount
doubled the former $1,250 monthly al
lowance.
Supervisors Kelly. Walsh. Herget and
McLaughlin voted to take $104 monthly
from the urgent necessities fund to
purchase antitoxin serum for children
with diphtheria.
Health Officer Brodrick said the need
was absolute to save the lives of chil
dren and that the $100 for the purpose
had previously been drawn from th*
Robinson bequest fund, a charity in the
hands of the mayor. Mayor Taylor,
shortly before leaving office, distrib
uted the earnings of the bequest to
several city hospitals and charities, the
sum amounting to $2,507. The amount
turned over to Mayor McCarthy was
35. cents, hence, the health officer said,
this source of supply was for the time
being dried up-
Attorney William M. Abbott, of the
United Railroads was to. have been
present with the form of contract be
tween the city and company for the lat
ter's share in building the Mission via
duct, but in his absenc/ this matter
was put over one week.
LECT TOE OX SAN JRAXCISCO— A lecture on
San Francisco, illustrated by stcreoptlcon
\u25bcf^TT*. was rivn before Ignatlan rouncil No.
' 35. Tonnsr lien's Institute, by A. J. le Breton
last Wednesday eTenlns. Amonjr the rlews
shown were numerous ones of Cbinatown be
j fore the flre. wblcb were of particular interest.

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